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Die Briefe des Ignatios von Antiochia: Motive, Strategien, Kontexte
Bauer, Thomas Johann and Peter von Möllendorff, editors

Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018 pp. v + 288. $103.99

Series Information
Millennium Studies, 72

Description: [Published in German.] The letters preserved under the name of Ignatios of Antiochia remain a contentious topic to this day among scholars of early Christianity. The essays collected in this volume discuss issues about their origins and cultural context, their function and intention, their theological content and transmission, and their form and composition as an epistolary collection. Contributors include Thomas Johann Bauer, Hanns Christof Brennecke, Uta Heil, Thomas Lechner, Josef Lössl, Peter von Möllendorff, Karen Piepenbrink, Wilhelm Pratscher, and Ferdinand R. Prostmeier.

Subjects: Early Christian Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Greco-Roman Period, Early Church Origins, Literary Approaches, Social-Scientific Approaches

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Review by Jonathon Lookadoo
Published 2/13/2020
Citation: Jonathon Lookadoo, review of Thomas Johann Bauer and Peter von Möllendorff, eds., Die Briefe des Ignatios von Antiochia: Motive, Strategien, Kontexte, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2020).

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